Together Project
Connecting refugee newcomers and volunteers to build stronger, more integrated communities.
Photo: Lisa Kannakko
Image: Emilie Muszczak

Our Work

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Together Project makes change in three interconnected ways: building newcomer social connections, supporting newcomer integration priorities, and amplifying community involvement in newcomer integration in Canada.

Image: Emilie Muszczak

Welcome Group Program

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We match Welcome Groups of 3-5 volunteers with newly arrived refugees for social and integration support.

Volunteer Resources

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We share volunteer resources to help support newcomer households in our Welcome Group Program.

Image: Emilie Muszczak

Impact

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Together Project supports our work through evidence-based program evaluation and research to inform and improve our impact.

Help us ensure that refugee newcomers have access to volunteer support. Get involved today!
Photo: Lisa Kannakko

Latest Blog Posts

Check out Refugee City Builder Warda Rose’s opening reception for her art exhibition, “Ancestor Project: Goddesses” at the Westin Harbour Castle on June 14th, 6-9pm! 

To learn more about the reception and Warda Rose, click here.

 

 

Fostering Arts Through Integration: CERC Migration Event

Yesterday at Toronto Metropolitan University, Together Project attended the CERC Migration FIT-ART Policy Workshop– Fostering Integration Through the Arts: Insights from Practitioners.

We created a video about connecting with refugee & immigrant artists and some of the newcomer arts supports in Toronto. Check it out here!

When Padina Abdullahi reflected on her own journey from newcomer teen to real estate agent, she was inspired to reach out to the Welcome Group Program.

Knowing that she had a wealth of information to share with newcomer families trying to settle in a new country, she said, “Let’s be united and make Canada a better place together.”

Read our interview with Padina here!